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modern city

modern city

its geography. [By] Harold M. Mayer [and others.]

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Published by National Council for Geographic Education in [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- United States,
  • Urbanization -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMayer, Harold M. 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT371 M63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103p.
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18040674M

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